Sunday, August 24, 2008
BARACK PICKS BIDEN FOR VP
On August 23, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama officially announced at the Old State House in Springfield, Illinois -- the same place he began his campaign 19months ago-- his choice for a vice-presidential running mate.
Senator Obama chose Senator Joe Biden. A 36 year political veteran from the State of Delaware. Barack Obama is 47 years-old. Joe Biden is 65 years-old.
This is the full video text of that Springfield, Illinois official rally. This is also the first official appearance of Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Joe Biden together, as Democratic Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates.